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Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/21/14 - 9:28 pm
Sun, 09/21/2014 - 00:00Around midnight on Ames Street, Boston EMS Incidents reports. Free tagging: KnivesFranklin FieldNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/21/14 - 1:09 pm
Sat, 09/20/2014 - 00:39Boston Police report that officers on patrol near the area of the Ashmont T stop around 12:40 a.m. on Saturday heard gunfire from the area of Fuller and Washington streets:Free tagging: GunsWashington StreetNeighborhoods:...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/21/14 - 12:48 pm
The Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center is suing its insurance company for refusing to reimburse it for the $763,000 a one-time accountant for the center embezzled between 2003 and 2008. The Hartford Insurance Co. told the center it won't pay the...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 9/20/14 - 7:58 am
If any of you have driven around Southie lately one thing that really stands out besides the burb baby posers is the obscene amount of over development. The buildings seem to have been conceived by architects to appeal to its ultra douche residents who...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/19/14 - 6:29 pm
Take a gander at this view from I-93 in Dorchester. H/t Jed Hresko.
My Dorchester , 9/19/14 - 2:33 pm
Date:  Sun, 09/28/2014 (All day) Parents & Guardians You are invited to the School Fair to Promote Diversity on  Sunday,...
My Dorchester , 9/18/14 - 4:04 pm
Date:  Sat, 09/27/2014 - 10:00am Reconvening Meeting Share your voice as we evaluate the Jobs not Jails campaign thus far and continue...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/18/14 - 3:53 pm
A Dorchester woman pleaded guilty yesterday to injecting beauty seekers buttocks and lips with a silicone polymer, even though she's not a medical professional and the stuff is not approved in the US - at least not for injections.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/18/14 - 1:34 pm
From the "How do they even do that?" department comes this picture, by Fields Corner Main Street, of a truck whose driver tried but failed to make a U-turn at a major intersection shortly after 1 p.m.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/18/14 - 12:36 pm
Don Walsh, who helped create a master plan for Columbia Point, gears up for whichever developer buys the Globe property on Morrissey Boulevard, says the community needs a say in what goes in there.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/18/14 - 12:36 pm
Dan Walsh, who helped create a master plan for Columbia Point, gears up for whichever developer buys the Globe property on Morrissey Boulevard, says the community needs a say in what goes in there.
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 9/18/14 - 8:03 am
There’s not really much to say here other than at least the dude is giving everyone a fair warning…. Photo by Alexis LaMonica
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/17/14 - 10:34 pm
Wed, 09/17/2014 - 21:00Around 9 p.m., possibly near Burt Street. Police are looking for three Hispanic males in their late teens or early 20s, all about 5'10", two wearing ball caps and one yellow clothing. Free tagging: KnivesNeighborhoods: ...
My Dorchester , 9/17/14 - 2:37 pm
Date:  Sat, 09/20/2014 (All day) FREE BREAKFAST The Day of Giving, PTAC giving back to the community. PTAC Ministries would like to...
My Dorchester , 9/17/14 - 10:35 am
Date:  Sat, 09/20/2014 (All day) Ashmont Adams and Melville Park Yard Sale this Saturday September 20th 9:00AM -2:00PM This Saturaday...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/17/14 - 9:32 am
Dot Rat alerts us to a casting call for a commercial for Dorchester's first ale.
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 9/16/14 - 11:58 pm
Want to be in Dorchester’s very first beer commercial?
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/16/14 - 10:04 am
Tue, 09/16/2014 - 09:55Around 9:55 a.m. at Wayland and Magnolia streets. Police recovered eight shell casings. One car was hit; no human victims found. The location is a few blocks from where gunfire erupted earlier this morning. Free tagging: ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/16/14 - 6:20 am
Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:50Stanley Staco reports somebody fired several rounds around 12:50 a.m. on Alexander Street and that at least one of the bullets ended up in a resident's bedroom. No injuries reported. Free tagging: GunsUphams...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/13/14 - 10:00 am
With leads slowing, police are asking the public for help to find who killed Shongi Fernandes on Claybourne Street on Aug. 31.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/12/14 - 8:50 pm
Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:38Boston Police report a woman was stabbed and her purse stolen around 9:30 a.m. outside 11 Whitten St. A vehicle matching that of the suspect’s was seen in the area of Talbot Ave. and Harvard Street. The individuals occupying the...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/12/14 - 2:35 pm
The Boston Licensing Board decided yesterday the ratio of wine and beer to cheese and other foods at Savin Hill Enterprise, 1047 Dorchester Ave., did not violate any board regulations. The shop, which opened earlier this year, had been cited by police in...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/12/14 - 8:10 am
Homicide Watch Boston reports the Suffolk County District Attorney's office dropped the charge against Eric Barnes after the May death of a woman in the South Bay House of Corrections who was going to testify against Barnes.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/11/14 - 5:54 pm
Thu, 09/11/2014 - 17:50The Mt. Washington Bank branch at 305 Talbot Ave. was held up around 5:50 p.m. by a black man in black sunglasses and a white T-shirt. Free tagging: Bank robberiesMt. Washington BankTalbot AvenueCodman SquareNeighborhoods:...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/11/14 - 5:37 pm
Thu, 09/11/2014 - 17:25Police are investigating gunfire shortly before 5:30 p.m. on Fuller Street off Washington Street. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
My Dorchester , 9/11/14 - 3:24 pm
Date:  Sun, 09/28/2014 - 1:00am On September 28th from 1-5pm, Blue Hill Avenue will be closed to cars and open to people with...
My Dorchester , 9/10/14 - 2:51 pm
Date:  Fri, 09/19/2014 - 6:00am The Gavin Foundation Presents: Recovery Month Celebration When: September 19, 2014.  6-9pm...
My Dorchester , 9/10/14 - 11:08 am
Date:  Sat, 09/13/2014 - 6:00am Illuminating Past Successes & Embracing Future Opportunities Date: September 13, 2014  ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/9/14 - 9:11 pm
Both get to run again for something next year - Owens succeeded in not winning the state Senate seat held by Sonia Chang-Diaz, while Garrison met expectations in not overtaking state Rep. Evandro Carvalho.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/9/14 - 8:39 pm
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 20:15The Game Stop outlet at 518 Geneva Ave. was held up around 8:15 p.m. by a black male in his late teens or early 20s, dressed in all black and 5'8" or 5'9", who took money from the register. Free tagging: KnivesFields...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/9/14 - 4:54 pm
On July 17, a Boston Police detective entered Savin Hill Enterprise, the new wine-and-cheese shop at 1047 Dorchester Ave., and took careful note of how many shelves were used for wine and beer and how many for food items. He looked in the shop's coolers...
My Dorchester , 9/9/14 - 2:39 pm
Date:  Sun, 09/14/2014 - 10:30am MEET PEPPA PIG ON FARM DAY!   10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Peppa Pig through 2:30 p.m.) You don’...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/8/14 - 10:50 am
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:30A man with no front teeth tried holding up the Citizens Bank branch at 572 Columbia Rd. in Uphams Corner around 10:30 a.m., but fled without any money He's also described as black, in his 40s, about 5'10" with a slim build and...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/7/14 - 8:07 pm
Sun, 09/07/2014 - 21:45A Roxbury man who didn't signal before turning right onto Hancock Street from Bird Street in Dorchester last night sparked a chase in car and on foot that ended with him crashing his car and under arrest for possession of both...
A DotRat's Guide to the World , 9/7/14 - 10:00 am
Just a quick note to the coward that pulled a knife and stabbed another kid during a fist fight at Garvey Park last night. You are not tough, working in groups or with weapons shows you have no spine.  You didn’t scare anyone, and when you are...
Candelaria Silva , 9/7/14 - 9:40 am
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander (Copyright 2010, 2012 by Michelle Alexander, The New Press) There are books that hit you in your head and heart and make sense of things you’ve seen and felt...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/7/14 - 6:25 am
Dorchester Park hosts its annual antique car show and family picnic. Car show starts at 10. Food court and music from 10-4. Family games and rides with Clydesdale horses start at noon. For full event details visit www.dotpark.org Neighborhoods: ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/6/14 - 10:29 pm
Officers investigating the death of Patrick Marcelin's six-year-old son at 61 Devon St. in Dorchester on Thursday were unable to keep Marcelin from stabbing himself to death when they arrived at the apartment where he'd been staying, Boston Police report...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/5/14 - 10:48 pm
Fri, 09/05/2014 - 22:30A brawl at Brookford and Dacia streets around 10:30 p.m. ended with three people struck with baseball bats - one in the head. Not long after, police found four suspects and two bats a couple blocks away. Neighborhoods: ...
State Rep. Linda Dorcena Forry , 9/5/14 - 3:28 pm
Dear Friends, I want to thank you for the opportunity to serve as your State Senator. I am proud of what we have accomplished so far in our first year. We have worked to build a true partnership from Dorchester to Hyde Park, Mattapan to South Boston. I...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/5/14 - 12:46 pm
Fri, 09/05/2014 - 12:30Around 12:30 p.m. at Dorchester Avenue and Adams Street, although that might not be where he was stabbed. Free tagging: KnivesFields CornerNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/5/14 - 9:54 am
The Dorchester Reporter interviews Meetinghouse Bank President Tony Paciulli on running after the guy who'd just robbed the bank's Lower Mills branch last week.
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 9/1/14 - 7:20 pm
Friends online have identified the man shot to death on Claybourne Street Sunday night as Shongi Fernandes, 24. Last summer, Fernandes graduated an ABCD program aimed at training Bostonians to become construction workers. Fernandes had a license as an...
Lower Dot , 8/31/14 - 10:03 pm
There is a new bookstore in town and it is actually located in the middle of a farmer's market. At the beginning of the summer, Yooree Losordo launched a new "pop-up" book store called "On the Dot Books," which is located every Friday at one of the...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/31/14 - 9:57 pm
Sun, 08/31/2014 - 21:21Boston Police report a man was found shot outside 52 Claybourne St in Dorchester around 9:20 p.m. on Sunday. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 2014 murders in Boston. Free tagging: GunsMurderShongi...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/31/14 - 6:54 pm
Sun, 08/31/2014 - 17:00Transit Police report that around 5 p.m., somebody walked into the Savin Hill Red Line station, saw two people he wanted to shoot, took out a gun and began firing. He missed, whereupon both his intended targets and he fled, police...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/31/14 - 8:39 am
Sun, 08/31/2014 - 05:30Ed Baur and Kevin Wiles report two women and a man were shot outside 24 Westville St. around 5:30 a.m. by a guy who fired on them out of the sunroof of a black Nissan. Free tagging: Westville StreetGunsNeighborhoods: ...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/30/14 - 8:26 pm
A report that somebody jumped off the Neponset River Bridge around 8:15 p.m. brought Boston firefighters by land and sea until they got an update that the jumper was at the Granite Avenue drawbridge upstream a bit, where they met state troopers, who told...
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/29/14 - 11:49 pm
Fri, 08/29/2014 - 23:40Around 11:40 p.m. on Monadnock Street. Neighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime
Universal Hub on Dorchester , 8/29/14 - 11:09 pm
Fri, 08/29/2014 - 23:00Around 11 p.m. on Woodledge Street. Two black men - one skinny with braids, the other heavyset - ran away. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime